Emergency Information

North County Cat Hospital usually takes emergencies from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. There are times when we are unable to see emergency patients (for example, when we are in surgery) so it is always best to call ahead. When we are not available, we recommend that patients be seen at an emergency animal hospital. 

Specialty Emergency Animal Hospitals

There are three specialty emergency animal hospitals near North County Cat Hospital. All of these will ask you who your primary veterinarian is and then share all the medical information with that primary care provider.

California Veterinary Specialists
2310 Faraday Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
24/hrs 7 days a week

Veterinary Specialty Hospital, North County
2055 Montiel Rd.
San Marcos, CA 92069
24/hrs 7 days a week

Escondido Animal Urgent Care
2430-A S. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA
24/hrs 7 days a week
760-738 - 9600       

Non-Specialty Emergency Animal Hospital

There is one primary care veterinary hospital near North County Cat Hospital that will take 24 hour emergencies. If you want them to share medical information with your primary veterinarian, you will need to ask them. They will require you to sign a very simple release form.

Mission Animal & Bird Hospital
655 Benet Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058
24/hrs 7 days a week
(760) 433-3763

Office Hours

We will be closed on Thursday November 28th and Friday November 29th.


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm






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